April/May 2012

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    Optimising the Tissue Fibre Furnish

    Desired product properties primarily determine the tissue fibre furnishes, but there is space to optimise the fibre selection HIGH FIBRE COST Fibre costs account for some 60% of the tissue base paper costs...
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    Clearwater Paper consumer products division’s target: “The best private label TAD bath and towel...

    A Tissue World report With a strong influence in the development of private label tissue in the western USA, TW visited the company’s north Las Vegas site to find out how its...
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    Consumers want it both ways … national brand equivalent quality in economy products. TW...

    A Tissue World report Cascades' Kingman, Arizona, USA-based tissue converting facility The approach to Cascades’ Kingman tissue converting site in Arizona in the west of the USA is nothing if not dramatic. Located...
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    Focus on western USA: Tissue – market developments in the western United States

    The tissue market in the west region of the United States faces unique challenges and opportunities. The presence of imports and large independent converters has created a distinctive competitive landscape that...
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    Western USA: From recession to recovery

    Although the US economy was badly hit by the post-Lehmann recession, an upturn in economic activity (although somewhat uneven) as well as population expansion saw the tissue industry return to growth...
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    “The West” – One segment of the world’s largest T&T producing country

    Select a figure to view:Figure 1 Distribution of T&T production in the USA Figure 2 Distribution of T&T paper machines in the USA. Figure 3 Distribution of T&T paper machine trims in the...
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    Consumer Speak

    Greg Williams is a tour director and lives in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. As a Tassie, he has a knack for local humour that makes him a central figure for...
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    Global tissue market continuing its strong growth, but Europe struggling

    Global tissue business has recovered well from the 2009 recession, but recent economic and political turbulences have disturbed the return to normal business conditions in some regions. Europe's desperate attempts to...
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    A more bullish west US aspires to quality and economy in production and sales

    After reading our Euromonitor International report Western USA: From recession to recovery about ‘bellwether activities’ such as eating out contributing toward an upturn in the US economy, I must say I...
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    Rotor thermal stress can lead to a pulper’s unscheduled downtime. Here, Baldor’s senior principal...

    COPPER BAR ROTOR MOTOR DESIGN FOR PULPER APPLICATIONS In tissue mills, process reliability is absolutely crucial to the bottom line. Due to the batch nature of the stock pulping process, pulpers typically...